The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 54 37 41
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +4
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 14 29 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.65% 3.86% 2.91%
As % of the System Software category 18.92% 25.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 11
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£230 £270 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.81% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+12.94% +14.86%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

System Software Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
74 116 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 8.72% 15.43% 11.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 40 34
Average daily rate £400 £315 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -5.97%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 14
Average hourly rate £12.00 £10.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.65 £8.50 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Milton Keynes region.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Milton Keynes region.

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure.

1 47 (100.00%) VMware
2 32 (68.09%) Windows
3 25 (53.19%) NetApp
4 24 (51.06%) Active Directory
5 19 (40.43%) Security Cleared
6 18 (38.30%) Microsoft
7 17 (36.17%) SLA
8 16 (34.04%) SAN
8 16 (34.04%) iSCSI
8 16 (34.04%) SC Cleared
8 16 (34.04%) Hyper-V
9 15 (31.91%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (31.91%) NFS
10 14 (29.79%) HP
11 13 (27.66%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (25.53%) Linux
13 11 (23.40%) MCSE
13 11 (23.40%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (23.40%) VMware ESX
14 10 (21.28%) Intel
15 9 (19.15%) Citrix
15 9 (19.15%) Windows 2000
15 9 (19.15%) SCOM
15 9 (19.15%) Fibre Channel
16 8 (17.02%) BladeLogic
16 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 8 (17.02%) Clustering
16 8 (17.02%) IIS
16 8 (17.02%) MS Excel

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (17.02%) IIS
1 8 (17.02%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (8.51%) Apache
2 4 (8.51%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.26%) CICS
Applications
1 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 16 (34.04%) SAN
1 16 (34.04%) iSCSI
2 9 (19.15%) Fibre Channel
3 6 (12.77%) NAS
4 4 (8.51%) LDAP
4 4 (8.51%) Broadband
5 3 (6.38%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.26%) OLTP
General
1 8 (17.02%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.13%) International Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Storage Engineer
1 10 (21.28%) Support Engineer
1 10 (21.28%) Cloud Engineer
2 7 (14.89%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Consultant
4 5 (10.64%) Systems Support
4 5 (10.64%) Systems Support Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Windows Administrator
5 4 (8.51%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (8.51%) Administrator
6 3 (6.38%) Storage Support Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.38%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.38%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Linux Support
7 2 (4.26%) Linux Support Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Clustering
2 4 (8.51%) EMC Centera
2 4 (8.51%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.26%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.13%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 32 (68.09%) Windows
2 15 (31.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (25.53%) Linux
5 9 (19.15%) Windows 2000
6 8 (17.02%) Windows NT
6 8 (17.02%) UNIX
7 7 (14.89%) Ubuntu
7 7 (14.89%) Windows 2000 Server
7 7 (14.89%) CentOS
8 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (8.51%) Windows 7
9 4 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (4.26%) Windows XP
11 1 (2.13%) AIX
11 1 (2.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (17.02%) Change Management
3 6 (12.77%) Migration
3 6 (12.77%) Change Control
4 4 (8.51%) Capacity Management
5 2 (4.26%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (4.26%) Performance Management
5 2 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.13%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.13%) ITIL
6 1 (2.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.13%) Service Management
6 1 (2.13%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.13%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (40.43%) Security Cleared
2 16 (34.04%) SC Cleared
3 13 (27.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (23.40%) MCSE
5 7 (14.89%) Degree
5 7 (14.89%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (36.17%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (51.06%) Active Directory
2 16 (34.04%) Hyper-V
3 15 (31.91%) NFS
4 11 (23.40%) VMware ESX
5 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 8 (17.02%) ISA Server
5 8 (17.02%) Terminal Services
6 4 (8.51%) Squid
6 4 (8.51%) Postfix
6 4 (8.51%) Sendmail
7 3 (6.38%) vSphere
7 3 (6.38%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.13%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 9 (19.15%) SCOM
2 8 (17.02%) BladeLogic
3 5 (10.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (8.51%) SCCM
4 4 (8.51%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (4.26%) Backup Exec
5 2 (4.26%) SCVMM
5 2 (4.26%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (4.26%) SCOrch
5 2 (4.26%) SCSM
6 1 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (2.13%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 47 (100.00%) VMware
2 25 (53.19%) NetApp
3 18 (38.30%) Microsoft
4 14 (29.79%) HP
5 10 (21.28%) Intel
6 9 (19.15%) Citrix
7 8 (17.02%) EMC
8 6 (12.77%) 3PAR
8 6 (12.77%) Cisco
8 6 (12.77%) IBM
9 4 (8.51%) Brocade
9 4 (8.51%) Red Hat
9 4 (8.51%) Oracle
9 4 (8.51%) Hitachi
10 3 (6.38%) F5
11 2 (4.26%) BMC
11 2 (4.26%) Dell
12 1 (2.13%) Sophos
12 1 (2.13%) PlateSpin
12 1 (2.13%) Veeam